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Perry Singleton

Associate Professor, Economics


Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-3690
Office Hours:
Wednesday 1:30-3:30

Staff Support:
Katrina Wingle
Curriculum Vitae
Perry Singleton CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2007


Public finance, health economics

Personal Website


Fall 2015

ECN 422-001 Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics (TuTh 11:00-12:20, Archbold 210)

ECN 732-001 Taxation (TuTh 2:00-3:20, CH0034) *co-taught with Schwartz

ECN 821-001  Dissertation Workshop II (W 3:45-6:30, Eggers Hall 111) *co-taught with Schwartz


Perry Singleton. Forthcoming.  “Insult to Injury: Disability, Earnings, and Divorce.” Journal of Human Resources.

Perry Singleton. 2012.  “Earnings of Rejected Applicants to the Social Security Disability Insurance Program.” Economics Letters 116(2): 147-150.

Perry Singleton. 2011. “The Effect of Taxes on Taxable Earnings: Evidence from the 2001 and Related US Federal Tax Acts.” National Tax Journal 64(2, part 1): 323-352.

Mark Duggan, Perry Singleton, and Robert Rosenheck. 2010. “Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA’s Disability  Compensation Program.” Journal of Law and Economics 53(2): 379-398.

Perry Singleton. 2009.  “The Effect of Disability Insurance on Health Investment: Evidence from the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Disability Compensation Program.”  Journal of  Human Resources 44(4): 998-1022.

 Perry Singleton, Mark Duggan and Jae Song. 2007. "Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Normal Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls." Journal of Public Economics Volume 91.

Research Interests

Public Economics, Health Economics

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